bugmake - Bugs: bug #50304, A round bracket in the latest...


bug #50304: A round bracket in the latest document of GNU Make has no match

Submitted by:  Ben Feng <fyb>
Submitted on:  Tue 14 Feb 2017 02:10:35 PM UTC  
Severity:  3 - Normal Item Group:  Documentation
Status:  Fixed Privacy:  Public
Assigned to:  Paul D. Smith <psmith> Open/Closed:  Closed
Component Version:  4.2 Operating System:  None
Fixed Release:  4.3 Triage Status:  None

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Sun 04 Jun 2017 10:52:12 PM UTC, comment #1: 

A fix has been pushed and will be in the next release.  Thank you for filing a report!

Paul D. Smith <psmith>
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Tue 14 Feb 2017 02:10:35 PM UTC, original submission:  

I downloaded the official document of GNU Make from http://www.gnu.org/software/make/manual/make.pdf
And I found that in the second paragraph under the title
"8.4 Functions for Conditionals"
of Page 89 (the 101st page of the pdf),
there is a round bracket which has no match.

Raw text:
The if function provides support for conditional expansion in a functional context (as opposed to the GNU make makefile conditionals such as ifeq (see Section 7.2 [Syntax of Conditionals], page 78).

Two open round brackets are used without closing one. And I've looked nearby text but only to find no close round bracket matching for this one.

Ben Feng <fyb>


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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2017-06-04 psmith StatusNone => Fixed
        Assigned toNone => psmith
        Open/ClosedOpen => Closed
        Fixed ReleaseNone => 4.3

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